A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (58 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 09:01:33 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: pr2018263010. Event ids that are associated: pr2018263010. Exact location of event, depth 56 km, -68.2745° West, 19.4306° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 14:01:33 / September 20, 2018 @ 2:01 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56 km (35 miles).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 94 km N of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
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